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                            TAYLOR WEEKLY HERALD
        Founded in 1920 this Jackson county weekly is today edited by
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THORP, 796                                                             CLARK
        Dairying and pure bred live stock describe Thorp's noted main-
stays. Thorp is situated in Clark county. Thorp has four rural routes.
                                THORP COURIER
Circulation, 868          Is it sworn? Yes.                         Thursday
Advertising rates - display, per inch 36S'. Classified, per word, 1ยข.
        Agency commission, 15%.   Cash discount, 2%.
Mechanical requirements - width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 22
        inches. Columns to page, 7. Body type, 8 pt. Screen of half-
        tones, 80. Use Mats? No.
        The "Thorp Courier" was established in November, 1883,
by Shafer
Bros. & Wagner, the first number appearing on November 23rd. The follow-
ing year, Wim. Wagner, of the firm, purchased Shafer Brothers interests
and continued the publication for forty vears. In 1923 the latter's son,
Wim. S. Wagner purchased a half interest and took charge as editor. The
firm now is Wim. Wagner & Son.
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TIGERTON, 748                                                        SHAWANO
        One of Wisconsin's most complete saw mills is located in this
Shawano county town. Millions of feet of local lumber are run through it
annually - lumber being the chief asset of the community. Tigerton is
located in the center of a section well adapted to farming and this indus-
try is slowly coming to the fore. Some maple syrup and cheese are made
in the community. Tigerton has three rural routes.
                             TIGERTON CHRONICLE
Circulation, 600                                                      Friday
         Charles Bold founded The Chronicle in 1903.    Then followed a lapse
in the paper but it was revived by M. L. Pikins and Henry Bonnin.     E.
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Dent took charge in 1910 and continued till June 15, 192 when the present
editor, E. I'. Cleveland, purchased the weekly.
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